Join our team! The Council is always looking for passionate individuals to help bring the world’s most critical issues to our community. Check out our openings below.

Interested? Send a resume and cover letter to Megan Torrey, CEO, at mctorrey@ctwac.org.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Programs and Outreach Associate

Job description

The World Affairs Council of Connecticut (CTWAC) is seeking a Program and Outreach Associate for a full time position. CTWAC is a non-profit, non-partisan organization operating in the Hartford, Connecticut community with local and regional community programming. The Program and Outreach Associate will manage community programs, lead communications initiatives, develop outreach and marketing materials including emails and other electronic communications, promotional materials, and press releases, and maintain our social media platforms. Currently this position is virtual with potential for in-person days as needed.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for program planning, program delivery, and post program follow-up for virtual and possible in-person events
  • Lead on communications – responsible for creating communications materials related upcoming events and coordinating a communications plan for our events
  • Write and develop marketing materials including; press releases, media advisories, electronic communications, and print promotional materials
  • Create, maintain, and update the Council’s website content
  • Assist with the management of outreach initiatives
  • Maintain social media platforms
  • Responsible for developing strategies to grow audiences across platforms

Potential additional responsibilities

  • Cultivate community partnerships with local organizations for programming
  • Develop fundraising and marketing materials for events and special campaigns
  • Other duties as assigned

Required skills:

  • Experience with communications and outreach initiatives
  • Background in international relations or similar field
  • Highly organized and attentive to detail
  • Comfortable with virtual environments and potential move to in-person programming
  • General knowledge about graphic design
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to create a variety of strategies to deliver programming and organization communications
  • Proven ability to work in a collaborative way with a small staff
  • Must be able to multi-task, problem solve, thrive in a dynamic work environment, and enjoy working with a variety of people
  • Resourceful, flexible, and a self starter
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Passionate about the mission of CTWAC

Desired skills/qualities:

  • Administrative office and non-profit experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Interest event planning and coordination

Compensation:

The salary range for this position is in the range around $30,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits available for full-time staff members.

Please send resume and cover letter to mctorrey@ctwac.org

Global Security Forum Conference Planner Consultant

Job description

The World Affairs Council of Connecticut (CTWAC) is seeking a Special Programs Consultant for a temporary, with potential for full time, position. CTWAC is a non-profit, non-partisan organization operating in the Hartford, Connecticut community with local and regional community programming. The Special Programs Consultant will manage the upcoming Global Security Forum that takes place this October. The Global Security Form is a two-day regional international security conference. The Special Programs Consultant will be responsible for the execution of the Global Security Forum. This includes coordinating speakers and setting the daily schedules, planning and sending communications and marketing emails for the event, managing sponsorships, and managing the live streaming and recording of the event. This position is mostly virtual with in-person days as need for the conference.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Point person to execute the Global Security Forum conference
  • Coordinate speakers for the global security forum, and manage speaker schedules for in-person and virtual talks
  • Create and manage schedules for the two day conference for speakers, attendees, and staff
  • Plan, create, and send email communications and marketing materials for the Global Security Forum
  • Manage sponsorships and partnerships for the event
  • Coordinate live streaming and recording of the final event
  • Use international background to effectively communicate conference materials and conduct outreach

Required skills:

  • Highly organized and attentive to detail
  • Understanding or interest in international relations or similar field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Conference or event planning experience
  • General knowledge about graphic design
  • Ability to create a variety of strategies to create and deliver programming
  • Proven ability to work in a collaborative way with a small staff
  • Must be able to multi-task, problem solve, thrive in a dynamic work environment, and enjoy working with a variety of people
  • Resourceful, flexible, and a self starter
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Passionate about the mission of CTWAC

Desired skills/qualities:

  • Administrative office and non-profit experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Compensation:

The salary range for this position is in the range of $3,000 per month commensurate with education and experience.

Please send resume and cover letter to mctorrey@ctwac.org

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